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OPPSheryl (#47070645)
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Bio Photo My ancestors settled in northeastern Indiana in the 1830s and I am still here. I especially like old obituaries and newspaper clippings, and of course, cemeteries.

I generally follow the transfer guidelines as outlined by Findagrave. I try to get updates done quickly.

Exceptions: I often take photos when we go on vacation, so if I have a memorial that is not in NE Indiana, I am normally more than happy to transfer it as I have no plans to do research in those areas.

Thanks to all who have sent additional information for the memorials. Time does not allow me to thank each of your personally, but please know that the additional information is greatly appreciated.

"Genealogy, begins as an interest, becomes a hobby, continues as an avocation and in the last stages, is an incurable disease."
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Janice Stoy
Hi Sheryl
I recently became a member of Find A Grave and I have much to learn. My number is #132609935. I have found that you added my grandfather Warren Anicholas Arnold in the Flint (Indiana) cemetery. You have included my mother and a couple of her brothers and sisters but there were seven of those siblings and all are buried at Flint side by side with their spouses. I'm afraid I stepped on your toes by not fully understanding the Find A Grave process and I added the missing siblings myself. I apologize and will try to learn by my mistakes. I hope I haven't messed up the whole system! Janice Stoy
Added by Janice Stoy on Jul 22, 2014 3:19 PM
Adam Creager & Susanna Stoner Creager
Hello my name is Karen Ball Campbell. Adam Creager and Susanna Stoner Creager are my third - great grandparent was wondering if you could transfer their memorials unto my care as I know where Adam's father is buried and have his memorial number.

Once again thank you very much

Karen Ball Campbell
Added by KareBear on Jul 21, 2014 7:13 PM
rebecca pressler
Daniel Amsden
Wow, thanks for adding the obit. I have not come across that yet and was really interested in finding out he contracted the small pox from a daughter, it must have been his daughter Catherine as she died 14Nov1881. I appreciate the info and glad you notified me even though you aren't related. Beckie
Added by rebecca pressler on Jul 20, 2014 4:16 PM
Jeanne Frantz-Szymanski
Effie M Catlett-Chaney-Houser
What wonderful photography. I have not visited my Great Aunt Effie's grave yet; but, hope to soon.
I appreciate your help in getting more accurate info included about the family. Thanks Again.
Added by Jeanne Frantz-Szymanski on Jul 11, 2014 11:27 AM

In order to post such a recent obit., I would need the date it was published and what paper it was posted in. Please know that I will also delete the names of the living but will refer to survivors as son, daughter, etc.

I just feel that I need to follow the Find A Grave guidelines on this, especially since Ancestry bought them out. Some people are so upset by that, that they are actually deleting any and all memorials they have posted. Not sure I understand...
Added by MFC on Jul 10, 2014 1:26 PM
Amanda Yarrington
RE: Alfred Hood
Thank You! Alfred is my third great grandfather! I did not have that :)
Added by Amanda Yarrington on Jul 02, 2014 1:28 PM
Glenn Frazier
RE: Michael Crandel
Sheryl, Thanks for posting Michael's obit. All new info is greatly appreciated. Thank you for all your dedicated work.
Added by Glenn Frazier on Jun 29, 2014 4:04 PM
Sue McClurg Fischer
Rubles of Ream Cemetery
Thanks for speedy edits of dates, names and relationship for the Rubles buried at Ream Cemetery, Berne Twp. Fairfield Co. OH. The notes can be added under the individuals' biography. Kudos and thanks too for adding so many memorials.
Added by Sue McClurg Fischer on Jun 27, 2014 7:43 AM
Franklin Family History
Esther Wade
Thanks so much for the transfer
Added by Franklin Family History on Jun 26, 2014 7:31 AM
Ronald Althouse
Wyandot Co., Ohio Biographical Memoirs
Could you please tell me where you got the information for Ira Matteson as I would like to find this book
Wyandot Co., Ohio Biographical Memoirs p. 375 Ira T. Matteson 1871-1946
Ronald Althouse
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Added by Ronald Althouse on Jun 25, 2014 7:10 AM
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